The Oakland A’s are exploring using a gondola ski lift to transport fans from downtown to the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal, where the team is thinking of building a new ballpark. Read more here and here.
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The Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday easily passed legislation for a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium, sending the bill to the House, where it has a more uncertain future. Read more here.
The Amarillo (TX) City Council on Friday will consider clearing the way for construction to start on a new $45.5 million baseball stadium, which is set to host the relocating San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) starting in 2019. Read more here.
Mayor Jeff Longwell announced on Thursday that the city is in discussions to bring an affiliated minor league baseball team to Wichita (KS). The Mayor says he believes they’ll be able to announce a new affiliated baseball team in Wichita after the Baseball Winter Meetings. Read more here.
The General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Government Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to let the High Point (NC) borrow up to $38 million to build a multiuse stadium downtown that would host an Atlantic League (International League) franchise. Read more here.
The Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee will convene this Thursday, Dec. 7, to issue its final report and bring forward revised legislation on a proposed new baseball stadium in downtown Pawtucket. Read more here. Meanwhile, Massachusetts Gov. Charles D. Baker Jr. told Worcester business leaders that the state would support relocating the PawSox to Worcester. Read more here.